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Research & Reviews  493 results

Coxiella burnetii Plasmid Effector B Promotes LC3-II Accumulation and Contributes To Ba...
Infection and Immunity; Fu M, Zhang J et. al.

May 20th, 2022 - Coxiella burnetii, the causative agent of zoonotic Q fever, is characterized by replicating inside the lysosome-derived Coxiella-containing vacuole (CCV) in host cells. Some effector proteins secreted by C. burnetii have been reported to be involv...

High endemicity of Q fever in French Guiana: A cross sectional study (2007-2017).
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Thill P, Eldin C et. al.

May 19th, 2022 - Q fever (QF) is a zoonosis caused by Coxiella burnetii (Cb). French Guiana (FG) had a high incidence but no data have been published since 2006. The objective of this study was to update the incidence and epidemiological data on QF in FG. A retros...

Culture-negative polymicrobial chronic Q fever prosthetic valve infective endocarditis ...
International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Off... Garg P, Chan S et. al.

May 14th, 2022 - Coxiella burnetti is the causative organism of the zoonotic infection Q fever, of which endocarditis is one of the most common manifestations of the chronic form. Polymicrobial endocarditis with Q fever is extremely rare and yet to be described am...

Seropositivity for Coxiella burnetii in suspected patients with dengue in São Paulo sta...
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; França DA, Mioni MSR et. al.

May 11th, 2022 - Q fever and brucellosis are zoonoses that cause fever and other systemic clinical signs in humans; their occurrences are neglected and the differential diagnosis for some diseases is disregarded. This study aimed to investigate the seropositivity ...

Evaluation of the sensitivity and specificity of three diagnostic tests for Coxiella bu...
PloS One; Meletis E, Keshavamurthy R et. al.

May 6th, 2022 - Q Fever is a zoonotic disease of significant animal and public health concern, caused by Coxiella burnetii (C. burnetii), an obligate intracellular bacterium. This study was done to evaluate the diagnostic sensitivity (DSe) and diagnostic specific...

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Guidelines  1 results

Diagnosis and management of Q fever--United States, 2013: recommendations from CDC and ...
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Anderson A, Bijlmer H et. al.

Mar 29th, 2013 - Q fever, a zoonotic disease caused by the bacterium Coxiella burnetii, can cause acute or chronic illness in humans. Transmission occurs primarily through inhalation of aerosols from contaminated soil or animal waste. No licensed vaccine is availa...

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Drugs  198 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  4 results

The Qure Study: Q-fever Fatigue Syndrome - Response to Treatment

Jun 23rd, 2021 - Q fever fatigue syndrome (QFS) is one of the most frequent sequelae of Q fever, and constitutes a significant problem in the current outbreak of Q fever. QFS leads to substantial morbidity and has a high socio-economic burden, related to increased...

Safety and Immunogenicity of Q Fever Vaccine

Jan 2nd, 2020 - The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety of Q Fever Vaccine, Phase I, Inactivated, Dried, NDBR 105 and collect data on incidence of occupational Q fever infection in vaccinated personnel.

Q Fever and Auto-immunity

Jul 4th, 2016 - The IHU Mediterranean infection is national reference centre for Q fever. Coxiella burnetii is the bacteria responsible of this infection. The bacterium Coxiella burnetii infection is associated with secretion by the body both many antibodies agai...

Laboratory Diagnosis of of Rickettsial and Rickettsia-like Diseases

Oct 1st, 2012 - The low confirmed rickettsioses cases rate may indicate the presence of rickettsiosis other than scrub typhus, murine typhus, and Q fever. The clinical presentation of rickettsiosis is variable and atypical that laboratory confirmation is necessar...

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News  11 results

Skill Checkup: Tick Removal

Sep 23rd, 2019 - Ticks can carry and transmit a remarkable array of pathogens, including bacteria, spirochetes, rickettsiae, protozoa, viruses, nematodes, and toxins. A single tick bite can transmit multiple pathogens, a phenomenon that has led to atypical present...

Study: No link between non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Q fever
Mary Ellen Schneider

May 15th, 2018 - There appears to be no causal link between acute Q fever and the development of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, according to findings from a retrospective analysis of 12 years of Dutch data. Sonja E.

Bacterium may increase risk of DLBCL, FL
HT Staff

Oct 14th, 2015 - A vacuole containing Coxiella burnetii Image courtesy of NIAID The bacterium that causes Q fever may confer an increased risk of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and follicular lymphoma (FL), according to a study published in Blood. Q fever i.

Morning Break: Q Fever from Sheep Cell Shots, Dog Cloning Business

Oct 1st, 2015 - Five Americans developed Q fever -- a disease of cattle, sheep and goats that's an occupational hazard for farmers -- after traveling to Germany for injections of sheep cells in what is described as "live cell therapy." Discredited stem cell resea...

Newly discovered virus led to fatal infection in Kansas man
Mary Jo Dales

Feb 20th, 2015 - A newly recognized Thogotovirus species dubbed Bourbon virus has been linked to the death of a previously healthy man in Kansas, according to researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “It is currently not known how many human.

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Patient Education  2 results see all →